Between Protest and Heritage
The newly opened Miami satellite of the LA-based Fabien Castanier Gallery features paintings and sculptures by artist duo Andrew Schoultz (LA) and Mark Jenkins (Washington DC). Titled Rubber Time, the exhibition references an Indonesian idiom that describes lax timekeeping, and is a satirical exploration of the uncertain “in-between” state in which the United States finds itself. Exploring the visual language of protest and compliancy, Aesthetics and Value at the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum connects the work of Miami-based artists Felecia Chizuko Carlisle, Elisabeth Condon, Peter Diesen Hosfeld, Moira Holohan, Monica McGivern, Brandon Opalka, Christina Pettersson, Carolina Sardi and Kristen Thiele. Curated by students of the Florida International University Honors College, Aesthetics and Value attempts to determine how art functions within the sociopolitical. Continuing to strengthen the voice of the Haitian creative community in Miami, and paying tribute to Haitian Heritage Month, the Little Haiti Cultural Center features the exhibition Asiyien Mwen Ye curated by Miami-based curator Marie Vickles. Taking inspiration from Haitian proverbs, Asiyien Mwen Ye conflates time by showing intergenerational Haitian and Haitian-American artists. A short distance away the more than 40-year old African Heritage Cultural Arts Center features New World North West, a selection of small works by New World School of the Arts students, specifically the Juniors and Seniors of the Drawing and Painting Divisions. If you haven’t already been, it is worth a visit.